Yorktown Announces the August 2018 Co-Employees of the Month, Ms. Nancy Kate Baugher and Ms. Neena Bansal

Huntsville, AL; Arlington, VA – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) announces the selection of Nancy Kate Baugher and Neena Bansal as Co-Employees of the Month for August 2018.

 Yorktown August 2018 Co-Employee of the Month, Nancy Kate Baugher

Yorktown August 2018 Co-Employee of the Month, Nancy Kate Baugher

As the Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) Program Assistant, Nancy Kate Baugher has streamlined the administrative processes within the LREC program. She shows consistent integrity by displaying honesty, good character, good principles, fairness, and trustworthiness in her day-to-day work. Nancy Kate’s work ethic allows the LREC Program Manager, Patrick Rousey, the ability to focus his time and effort on the large, overlying tasks and functions of the LREC Program. Patrick Rousey said, “Nancy Kate has been instrumental in reducing the amount of administrative issues that impact the LREC Operations day-to-day. Her teamwork and willingness to work with little guidance and limited supervision has allowed the Program Management Office and I to focus on other aspects of the LREC Program.” She excels in anticipating potential issues and difficulties and actively developing solutions. Her open communication with all employees and management involved with the LREC Program consistently results in providing quality resolution to any questions or issues. Nancy Kate treats her co-workers and customers with respect, which enables her to work effortlessly across departments involved with the LREC Program.

 Yorktown August 2018 Co-Employee of the Month, Neena Bansal

Yorktown August 2018 Co-Employee of the Month, Neena Bansal

Neena Bansal is a French Language and Culture Instructor (LCI) at the Foreign Services Institute. Bringing her education and prior language instruction experience, Neena quickly distinguished herself as a valued, dedicated member of the team. Her Government Technical Monitor quickly learned she could be counted on to handle the most challenging students and learning environments. In addition to excellent reviews from her students and outstanding evaluations from her section and Yorktown observations, Neena repeatedly volunteered for additional duties and classes. She volunteered to lead discussion groups, led YSG’s ACTFL planning group, and presented during FSI Staff Development sessions. Most recently, Neena was selected as one of only three LCIs to participate in a train the trainer program for SMART Notebook 17 Clinics. She has also volunteered and was selected to represent the French Section for In-Section onboarding of new instructors as well as a mentor for new instructors during New Instructor Orientation. Further, her contributions to the Innovation Lab have resulted in several mini-scenarios for student learning. Her pursuit of excellence carries over into all she does, and she is an excellent representative of YSG at FSI; continually advancing YSG values and guiding principles.

Yorktown is a professional services company providing customized solutions and management capabilities to help Federal and Civil organizations achieve their goals and objectives in the areas of training and education; language and cultural training; operational mission support; modeling and simulation; systems engineering/management analysis; administrative services; integrated logistics; and health and human services. Yorktown’s leadership and staff are innovative, informed, involved, and adaptive, providing the vision and expertise to stay in front of ever-changing client landscapes and challenges.

Yorktown Announces the Promotion of Marie Kaminsky to Senior Human Resources Generalist

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Huntsville, AL – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) is proud to announce the promotion of Marie Kaminsky to Senior Human Resources Generalist. Formerly the Human Resources/Benefits Specialist, Marie joined the company in May 2017. In her first thirty days, Marie proved to be adept at navigating HR processes and protocol and she has proven to be an invaluable asset to the HR and Headquarters team.

When Marie transitioned into the Benefits Administration role, she developed new methods for enrollment auditing, and has continued to create innovative methods of organization and reporting, all while considering the employee at every turn.

Amanda Braun, Director of Human Resources, said, “Marie has not only been promoted because she does her job well, but also because she demonstrates potential to do more. Her contributions to the HR team, time and time again, go above and beyond the requirements of her position.”

Marie exemplifies Yorktown’s company culture by providing high quality service and commitment to HR’s customer – the employee. She sets a high ethical standard of integrity, honesty and fairness for others to follow.

Yorktown is pleased to add Marie to the growing list of promotions, demonstrating our commitment to our team members, their careers, and our desire to hire and promote from within.

Yorktown Promotes Megan Montgomery to Director of Contracts

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Huntsville, AL – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) is proud to announce the promotion of Megan Montgomery to Director of Contracts. Megan joined Yorktown in October of 2017 as a Contracts Manager and was promoted to Senior Contracts Manager in February 2018. Megan has significantly contributed to the Contracts Department since day one.

In addition to exceptional performance handling the inherent tasks of a Contracts Manager, Megan has taken on numerous special projects to include setting up Joint Ventures, implementing a Mentor-Protégé program, as well as handling many contract-related legal matters. She easily juggles her workload, making sure to address the most important task at hand with attention to detail and a high standard of professionalism.

Chief Administrative Officer, Nancy Acquavella, stated, “Megan was chosen to lead the Contracts Department based on her stellar performance in her previous Senior Contracts Manager role. I am confident Megan will excel in her new role as Director of Contracts. Megan exemplifies the Yorktown culture, and we are fortunate to have her on our team.”

Yorktown Promotes Kevin Wilson to Associate Vice President of Contracts and Administration

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Huntsville, AL – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) is proud to announce the promotion of Kevin Wilson to Associate Vice President of Contracts and Administration.

Kevin joined Yorktown in June 2017 as a Senior Contracts Manager and was promoted to Director of the Program Management Office for the SOCOM Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) effort in January 2018. Kevin has been a huge asset to the company, managing some of the company’s most complex contracts.

Kevin’s exemplary work ethic, effective communication style, and flexible management approach has proved to be invaluable in executing difficult and complex situations across many contracts and warranted his expeditious promotion to Director of the Program Management Office.

Chief Administrative Officer, Nancy Acquavella, said, “The Associate Vice President of Contracts and Administration position was created specifically for Kevin to allow the company to continue to benefit from his multifaceted experience and capabilities. Kevin has excelled in his various roles at Yorktown, and his continued outstanding performance demonstrates he is ready for more responsibility.”